The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 51 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 8 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.24% 2.26% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 3.26% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £318 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.87 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.57% +38.16%
E-Commerce
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
414 429 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.39% 69.31% 64.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 265 148
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce.

1 14 (35.00%) CRM
2 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
2 13 (32.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (32.50%) QA
2 13 (32.50%) Silverlight
2 13 (32.50%) System Testing
2 13 (32.50%) iPad
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) Retail
4 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Web Services
5 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (10.00%) Firewall
6 4 (10.00%) Internet
6 4 (10.00%) Extranet
6 4 (10.00%) Finance
6 4 (10.00%) .NET
6 4 (10.00%) C#
6 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (10.00%) VPN
6 4 (10.00%) Low Latency
6 4 (10.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.50%) Marketing
7 3 (7.50%) jQuery
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) WordPress
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.50%) Magento
3 1 (2.50%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
1 4 (10.00%) Extranet
1 4 (10.00%) VPN
2 3 (7.50%) Junos
3 2 (5.00%) BGP
3 2 (5.00%) OSPF
3 2 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (22.50%) Retail
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Electronics
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 9 (22.50%) CRM Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.00%) CRM Architect
5 4 (10.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Business Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Magento Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) Silverlight
2 9 (22.50%) Web Services
3 4 (10.00%) .NET
4 3 (7.50%) jQuery
4 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 2 (5.00%) Classic ASP
5 2 (5.00%) CSS
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.00%) HTML5
5 2 (5.00%) CSS3
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (2.50%) WCF
6 1 (2.50%) Symfony
6 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.50%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) iPad
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Copywriting
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) UNIX
1 2 (5.00%) Solaris
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) CRM
2 13 (32.50%) System Testing
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 4 (10.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 2 (5.00%) MVC
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.50%) Web Analytics
8 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) TDD
8 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.50%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) PHP
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) VBScript
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) Tcl
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) CCNP
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.50%) Check Point Certification
1 3 (7.50%) CCSA
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.50%) Juniper
1 3 (7.50%) MicroStrategy
1 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Zend
2 1 (2.50%) Sun
2 1 (2.50%) SAP